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    What is the big deal about losig a little sleep?
    What is the meaning of "big deal"?
    Thanks

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    Re: meaning

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    Big deal = serious problem/ very difficult

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    Re: meaning

    Quote Originally Posted by daisy1352 View Post
    What is the big deal about losig a little sleep?
    What is the meaning of "big deal"?
    Thanks
    it means "what about it? -what is so important about it?- so what?"

    in the above expression "What is the big deal about losing a little sleep?"
    it means losing a little sleep is not such a big matter or I don't care about losing a little sleep

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